These personal numbers help keep people healthy. In this series, the LHSFNA will take a look at what you can do to help keep your personal numbers where they need to be.
- Blood Pressure Desirable: below 120/80
- Total Cholesterol Desirable: less than 200 mg/dL
- Glucose (blood sugar) Normal: 99mg/dL and below
- Body Mass Index (BMI) Normal: 18.5 – 24
“February is American Heart Awareness Month,” says LIUNA General Secretary Treasurer and LHSFNA Labor Co-Chairman Armand E. Sabitoni, “and a good time to learn about high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart disease. More Laborers die from heart disease and its related conditions – heart attack, stroke, heart failure – than any other illness or any workplace injury. ”
The first article appears here.